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  •  Do you have the text ? (none)
    Does it specifically says "the media is exempt.. Internet is not media" ?

    In the future people will wonder why most didn't challenge Bush's excesses
    The truth? Complacency was easier

    by lawnorder on Sun Mar 06, 2005 at 12:43:24 PM PST

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    •  2 USC 431(9)(B)(i) (none)
      "The term "expenditure" does not include--
      (i) any news story, commentary, or editorial distributed through the facilities of any broadcasting station, newspaper, magazine, or other periodical publication, unless such facilities are owned or controlled by any political party, political committee, or candidate"

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      •  Wooho, we're in the clear! (none)
        Internet DEFINITELY is broadcasting. It just doesn't normally uses airwaves to do so (but it could and does in some wireless networks or wireless phones that are net capable).

        So who will make our case to the judge ?

        In the future people will wonder why most didn't challenge Bush's excesses
        The truth? Complacency was easier

        by lawnorder on Sun Mar 06, 2005 at 06:01:18 PM PST

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